[sword-devel] From Windows PC to iPhone
niccarter at mac.com
Fri Aug 6 05:51:23 MST 2010
Hi Johan (and everyone else),
Using MMM you are able to install any module that PocketSword supports (currently Bible, Commentary, Dictionary & Daily Devotional -- those module types for which there is a section in the app). :)
On 06/08/2010, at 10:40 PM, Johan Marais (johanma at absa.co.za) wrote:
> Good afternoon,
> I am making good progress with the mark-up of the bible module for the iPhone, using the suggestions given.
> It is not yet in OSIS format, but it looks good on the iPhone using ThML mark-up.
> Is it possible to create a dictionary (TEI format, whatever that means) and use the same process (MMM) to load it onto the iPhone?
> Johan Marais
> From: Johan Marais [mailto:johan.marais at messianic.co.za]
> Sent: 29 July 2010 09:09 PM
> To: sword-devel at crosswire.org
> Cc: Johan Marais (johanma at absa.co.za)
> Subject: From Windows PC to iPhone
> God evening,
> I require assistance please.
> I have created a bible module for The SWORD Project for Windows from an IMP / GBF UTF-8 text file, using imp2vs, e.g.
> $$$Gen 1:1
> In the beginning ...
> My goal is to make this same module available for the iPhone and SwordReader.
> The bible module has inter alia the following within the text:
> Hebrew letters for the Name of the Father and the Son.
> Characters with diacritical markers (e.g. h with a dot below, b with a line below, etc. - "special characters")
> Blue colored text
> Super text
> The above (except blue text) show 100% correctly in The SWORD Project for Windows, but superscript and the blue text don’t show in Xiphos.
> I have copied this module to iPhone and the Hebrew and the special characters, bold, italics and superscript show correctly, but the colored text doesn’t show, just black text.
> Similarly in SwordReader, except the Hebrew and special characters just show blocks, probably just a font issue. The same with SlideBible (it is a pity the font cannot be changed though).
> My first priority is to get this module to work in the iPhone though.
> I am using <FS> for superscript, <FB> for bold and <FI> for italics, but I can’t find a way to change the color of the text. I have tried <font color="blue"> and <span style="color:blue;">,but neither shows the text in blue. Using these tags to change the color in the .config file work correctly though.
> Using <b> and <i> don’t work for bold and italics.
> Question: How do I change the color of the text for the iPhone please?
> I have downloaded all the utilities and have read the posts, but I am at a loss.
> All and any help is appreciated - but please note that I am not a programmer, bt can easily enough add / change tags.
> Nic Carter referred me to this list.
> In His Name,
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